Chris Zapata, Centenary College, Offensive Player of the Week (Week 5)

Chris Zapata, Centenary College, Offensive Player of the Week (Week 5)

CHRIS ZAPATA OF CENTENARY COLLEGE, a senior outfielder from Shreveport, La., has been named the SCAC Baseball Offensive Player of the Week for games played through Sunday March 5th. 

Zapata moved in to a tie for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference lead in home runs by smashing one in each game of Centenary's double header sweep of Northland.

Through the two games, Zapata hit .625, scoring three runs and tallying seven RBI. His two home runs helped him to a 1.325 slugging percentage for the day.

Other outstanding performances in the SCAC:
Freshman outfielder Byron Dowdell II of Southwestern University hit .600 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI last week for the Pirates. Junior outfielder Keaton Boysen of Texas Lutheran University drove in five runs in the Bulldogs 8-4 win over MIT Sunday. Junior catcher/first baseman Michael Davis of Trinity University led the Tigers to a 2-2 record last week, scoring three runs and driving in on RBI, which capped a ninth inning rally to beat Babson.

SCAC Baseball Offensive Players-of-the-Week
Week 1 Michael Schimpf, Centenary College
Week 2 Cody Crowder, Centenary College
Week 3 Colby Schmidt, Southwestern University
Week 4 Michael Schimpf, Centenary College
Week 5 Chris Zapata, Centenary College
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